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Stopping the police ‘perp walk’

June 17th, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL STATEMENT June 17, 2018 The decision of PNP chief Oscar Albayalde to stop parading crime suspects puts back in place the order of then PNP chief Jesus Versoza in 2007 that bans the Philippine equivalent of the U.S.-style “perp walk.”

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CCPC decries ‘toughened’ rules on media coverage at House of Representatives

May 8th, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL STATEMENT May 8, 2018 News editors and reporters generally recognize reasonable rules on media coverage to make the flow of information “systematic and orderly.” We are concerned though about the “codified rules” on media coverage released last month by the House of Representatives. 

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Cebu Citizens-Press Council defines fake news

March 6th, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL STATEMENT March 6, 2018 CCPC offers definition of ‘fake news’ The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) today released its definition of “fake news” or “false news.” In five paragraphs, the definition tells what “fake news” is, what it is not, when standards of journalism are violated, and scope of content.

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Transparency victim in Rappler reporter lockout

February 21st, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL STATEMENT on Rappler incident February 21, 2018 Whether Malacañang has the legal right to lock out Rappler news reporter Pia Ranada and CEO Maria Ressa from Malacañang is obscured by the ugly light it casts on a government committed to openness and transparency. Besides, what can it hide from other media that it […]

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Rappler has right to continue publishing: CCPC

January 16th, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL (CCPC) STATEMENT January 16, 2018 Rappler has right to go on publishing. And it’s not a matter of procedure. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reportedly said Rappler can still operate its website because the news organization’s appeal of the SEC ruling revoking its incorporation papers is still pending. 

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